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Increased life for Desire battery - Really works.

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by humma78, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. humma78

    humma78 Newbie
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    Its only a one off, although seeing how well its worked for me I'm tempted to do it once a month or so to keep the results as they are. Although I must stress they say its a one off thing to do.
     



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  2. minerwilly

    minerwilly Newbie

    Thanks for sharing info , i will try this tomorrow on my Desire.
     
  3. Phenomenological

    Phenomenological Android Expert

    There went about 10 posts from this thread. Forum issues abound.
     
  4. Nextsense! Here i come! :)

    thanks for the post though!
     
  5. psyxologos

    psyxologos Well-Known Member

    It did not make any difference in my battery life. I must be one of the unlucky ones...
     
  6. BlueDan

    BlueDan Member

    When is everytone trying this, from "empty"? (4% or so, when the phone powers itself off)
     
  7. sutton

    sutton Newbie

    I'm trying now. I was about 60% charge when I started the eight hours. Wasn't sure whether I should run down to zero or not before starting. I guess I can always do that if needs be next time. I don't think that the article said or even suggested that you had to discharge before starting but I did not read it that well.
     
  8. sudkcoce

    sudkcoce Member

    It works! :)

    Thank you!
     
  9. JsT

    JsT Well-Known Member

    Well I did it last night and in the last 20 mins browsing I've lost 9%. Guess it hasn't worked for me......
     
  10. matluz

    matluz Newbie

    Did this yesterday and 24 hours later at 90% with 20 mins internet and 2 texts only used.

    I think this shows that there has been a problem with either the batteries or chargers. We should petition htc to design a a charger that will sort this problem out or a new battery??

    Mat
     
  11. eteyen1

    eteyen1 Well-Known Member

    What happened to all the other posts from this thread?

    Anyway, on my 1st one hour charge now! Its interesting though that after turning the phone off from it saying fully charged, when I plug it in while turned off, the led is orange and not green anymore meaning its not actually fully charged?!
     
  12. adam_hilluk

    adam_hilluk Well-Known Member

    Didn't work for me :-(
     
  13. Baz8755

    Baz8755 Well-Known Member

    Didn't work for me
     
  14. Shofar

    Shofar Android Enthusiast

    Seems to be working for me.

    Sounds like a good once a month conditioning.
     
  15. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest

    Works for me to. Getting a good 52 hours or so.
     
  16. humma78

    humma78 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Glad its working for some as it has for me. For those who it hasnt worked for what kind of usage do you have, and did you follow directions fully? Just asking as my battery has definitely improved.
     
  17. adam_hilluk

    adam_hilluk Well-Known Member


    what network you on?

    wonder if stuff networks like mine, orange, put on affect this?
     
  18. sutton

    sutton Newbie

    No difference for me. Followed the instructions to the letter.
     
  19. minerwilly

    minerwilly Newbie

    I charged it overnight for 8 hours (it was about 50% before i started) then followed the steps this morning and it was done at 12pm . An hour and 20 mins later and according to the spare parts application it is currently at 99% , I recieved a 3 minute call during that time and used spareparts to check the battery % so this is looking like a vast improvement so far .
    I used to charge it fully overnight unplug it about 0730am and by 1900-2000 it would normally be almost completely dead . And that would be just using the net for about 30mins whilst on my break and making no phone calls or receiving any .
     
  20. Ghâshûl

    Ghâshûl Well-Known Member

    I just tried doing this, but doesn't work for me.
    When I take out the charger, and wait for the LED to turn off, when I plug it back in, it's instantly green.
     
  21. minerwilly

    minerwilly Newbie

  22. JsT

    JsT Well-Known Member

    I'm quite a heavy user to be honest. I am fairly certain I followed the instructions but I'll try again tonight and report back.
     
  23. Baz8755

    Baz8755 Well-Known Member


    Mines an unbranded phone on Virgin UK. I can usually get 40 hours with moderate use anyway so was not surprised that nothing happend.

    When I got the phone I gave it a full 3 hours before turning on and have fully cycled the battery several times, so am guessing its already in good health.
     
  24. Quazar

    Quazar Android Enthusiast

    My battery life returned to normal the next day :/
     
  25. kopite72

    kopite72 Newbie

    after doing this the battery has improved loads, unplugged 12 hours ago & battery still at 68%. Sent 20+ texts, used 5 minutes voice calls, lots of internet & twitter usage. Not going to charge overnight to see if i can get 2 days out of it. Before i was lucky to get 15-16 hours usage max
     

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